Dr. Muhammad Ajmal
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOLOGY
Centre of Excellence

Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Faculty Profile
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Name Humaira Jami
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification PhD in Psychology
Contact Phone:+92(51)90644017 Fax: +92 (51) 2896012
E-mail: jami@nip.edu.pk
Postal Address Room No. 17, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University (New Campus) shahadra road (off main Murre road) Islamabad, (Pakistan) Post code 44000
   

Professional Interests

In PhD, my area of study is Psychology of Gender and Social Psychology. My research work is based on Hijras (transgenders) in Pakistan trying to explore “Attitudes towards Hijras and their Reciprocal Perceptions”. Basing on my academic and research experience I have interest in:

  • Psychology of Gender: Transgenderism, gender identity, gender roles and attitudes, deviance, sexuality, sexual minorities.
  • Social Psychology: Attitudes, perceptions, belief and value system, discrimination, prejudice.
  • Developmental Psychopathology: Emotional, behavioural, and social problems of children and adolescents
  • Health: Mental health, trauma, reproductive health
  • Testing: Psychological assessment and measurement
  • Research Methods
  • Psychology of Children and Adolescents
  • Psychology of Deviant Behaviour

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Expereince at M.Sc. Level

Course Title
  • Measurement in Psychology
  • Developmental Psychopathology I
  • Developmental Psychopathology II
  • Prevention in Developmental Psychopathology
  • Psychology of Deviant Behaviour
  • Introduction to Applied Areas in Psychology
  • Research Methods

Teaching Expereince at B.A./B.Sc. Level

Course Title
  • Applied Psychology

Supervision

M. Phil./MS Thesis

Name
Session
Dissertation Title
Fizza Iqbal
Ongoing
Facebook Jealousy, Trust, and Facebook Surveillance in Marital Adjustment among Married Couples
Sana Mumtaz
Ongoing
Quality of Life, Depression, Locus of Control, and Orientation in Life among Elderly
Javeria Javed
Ongoing
Role of Emotion Regulation and Family Functioning on Behaviour Problems among Siblings of Children with Intellectual and Physical Disabilities

M.Sc. Research Reports

Name
Session
Dissertation Title
Jaweria
2004
Marital satisfaction and suicidal ideation
Saba Azam
2004
Extremism among different religious groups
Uzma Irum
2004
Ideal and actual self concept of hijras in reference to masculinity and femininity
Saima
2004
Relationship between job satisfaction and job motivation in an organization
Lubna Ghani Hayauddin
2005
Identity development and perception of parenting styles among adolescents
Tahira Rafique
2005
Development and validation of Attitudes towards Visiting Shrines Scale
Fauzia Aflaq
2005
Relationship between attitudes and experiences related to menstruation among female adolescents
Humera Manzoor
2005
Translation of Aston Index (Level 1): Screening Device for Learning Disabilities
Faria Ishraque
2006
Role of physical attraction in academic achievement
Hena Khattak
2006
Translation and validation of Emotional Empathy Scale
Samina Batool
2006
Decision making styles, stress, and coping strategies among adolescents
Uzma Kaneez
2006
Emotional Intelligence among individuals with and without depression: A comparative analysis
Misbah Shaheen
2006
Social adjustment and emotional expression among adolescents
Safia Afzal
2009
Prevalence and reasons for academic procrastination among university students
Farwa Hussain
2009
Development of transgender: Perceived role of socializing agents
Zarmina Syed
2009
Dreams’ analysis of pregnant women: Psychological and precognitive aspects
Irum Nosheen
2010
Marital adjustment and attitude towards contraceptive among spouses
Alina Ahmed
2010
Attitude and experiences related to Menopause and its relation with body image
Quratulain
2010
Social adjustment and perceived parenting styles among truants
Aqeel
2011
Role of perceived parental involvement and parental attachment in truancy
Ambreen
2011
Role of personality and peer influence in truancy
Ali Hasan
2011
Self-esteem and academic self-concept of truant and punctual students: A comparative analysis
Fizza Iqbal
2012
Post-traumatic growth and perceived social support among women who experienced miscarriage
Fehmina Mughal
2012
Parenting styles, test anxiety, and academic achievement among university students
Saman Rukh
2012
Intolerance of uncertainty and mental health among women who experienced miscarriage
Fizza Haider
2013
Role of computer use in physical, psychological, and emotional functioning of adolescence
Esha
2013
Prevalence of Autism and respective knowledge of teachers of Special Education Institutes of Islamabad
Chand Bano
2013
Role of parental rearing behaviours in anxiety and intolerance of uncertainity among university students
Ayesha Saman
2013
Role of attitudes towards Pakistan and Western Countries in Acculturation
Sana Gul
2013
Emotional regulation and adjustment among medical students
Kashmala Zaman
2014
Disordered eating behaviours and body dissatisfaction of women in lactating period
Umbreen Feroze
2014
Witnessing domestic violence and aggression among university students
Zainab Naseem
2014
Role of sensation seeking and callous unemotional traits in internet gaming addiction disorder among adolescence
Asia Khalid
2015
Perceived parental rearing behaviour, callous unemotional traits, and problematic internet use
Ambreen Ilyas
2015
Sexual harassment experiences and coping strategies among hijras
Sadaf Rafique
2015
Mental health of Hijras: Role of perceived social support and people’s hijras
Irfana Irum
2015
Masculinity, femininity, and suicidal ideation among hijras
Noureen
2015
Stress and resilience among siblings of children with physical and intellectual disabilities

Publications

Publications in Journals
  • Aflaq, F., & Jami, H. (2012). Experiences and attitudes related to menstruation among female students. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, 27(2), 201-224.
  • Nosheen, I., & Jami, H. (2013). Translation, adaptation, and validation, and attitudes towards contraception. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, 28(2).
  • Jami, H., & Kamal, A. (2015). Measuring attitudes towards hijras: Gender and religiosity in perspective. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, 30(1).
Publications in Proceedings
  • Jami, H. (2005). Condition and Status of Hijra in Pakistan. Country report presented on 1st International Conference: Gender and Sexualities, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Aflaq, F., & Jami. H. (2010). Experiences and attitudes related to menstruation. Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Developmental Psychopathology: Management and Prevention, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • Hayyaudin, L. G., & Jami, H. (2010). Identity development and perception of parenting styles among adolescents [Abstract]. Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Developmental Psychopathology: Management and Prevention, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
Books Authored
  • Muhammad, A., Jami, H., & Hassan, A. (2015). School truancy: Parental contribution in truancy. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing- ISBN-10 3659676154
Papers Presented at Conference
  • Jami, H., & Kamal, A. (2004, July). Attitude towards Hijra Community. Paper presented at three-day National conference on “Emerging global scenario and Islamic identity”. 9th Annual Conference, Department of Psychology, University of Peshawar.
  • Jami, H. (2005, July). Condition and Status of Hijra in Pakistan. Country report presented on 1st International Conference: Gender and Sexualities, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Aflaq, F., & Jami. H. (2009, Oct). Experiences and attitudes related to menstruation. Presented in 3rd International Conference on Developmental Psychopathology: Management and Prevention. Organized by National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • Hayyaudin, L. G., & Jami, H. (2009, Oct). Identity development and perception of parenting styles among adolescents. Presented in 3rd International Conference on Developmental Psychopathology: Management and Prevention. Organized by National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • Jami, H., & Kamal, A. (2010, Oct). Attitude towards Hijra: Comparison along Gender, Gender Role Attitudes, Religiosity, and Extremism. National Conference on “Research in Psychology: Indigenous and Cultural Context”. Organized by National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • Rafique, T., & Jami, H. (2010, Oct). Development and validation of Attitude towards Shrine Scale. Poster Presented. Organized by National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • Afzal, S., & Jami, H. (2010, Oct). Prevalence and Reasons for Academic Procrastination among University Students. Poster Presented. Organized by National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • Bibi, F., & Jami, H. (2010, Oct). Development of Transgender: Perceived Role of Socializing Agents. Poster Presented. Organized by National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • Tahira, Q., & Jami, H. (14-15 Oct, 2011). Perceived Parenting Styles and Social
    Adjustment among Truant, Punctual, and High Achieving Students. Abstract accepted for paper presentation in 1st International Conference on Parenting: Practices and Implications. Organised by Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Home Economics, Lahore
  • Afzal, S., & Jami, H. (July 26-27, 2011). Prevalence and Reasons for Academic
    Procrastination among University Students. Paper Presented in Ist National Conference on Higher Education “Higher Education in Pakistani Perspective: Prospects and Perils. Organised by Staff Training Institute, University of Peshawar, Khyber Pukhtoonkhawah, Pakistan
  • Humaira Jami & Anila Kamal (29-30 March, 2012). Perception of significant others’ attitudes by hijras of hijra community: Qualitative approach. 1st International Conference of Mental Health: Violence, Psychosocial Trauma with Possible Acute and Post-traumatic Interventions in General and Particularly in Pakistani Society. Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sceinces, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Aqeel, Humaira Jami, Uzma Anjum, & Umme Laila (6-8 Nov 2013) The mediating role of truancy (truant students; punctual students) between personality traits and peer influence. 3rd World Conference on Psychology and Sociology. Organised by Academic World Education and Research Center, Turkey. http://www.awer-center.org/psysoc/draft.htm
  • Fizza Haider and Humaira Jami (April 2-3, 2014) Role of computer use in physical, psychological, and emotional functioning of adolescence. International Conference in Clinical Psychology. Organised by PACP, Punjab University.
  • Esha Tanzeem and Humaira Jami (April 2-3, 2014) Prevalence of Autism and respective knowledge of teachers of Special Education Institutes of Islamabad. International Conference in Clinical Psychology. Organised by PACP, Punjab University.
  • Muhammad Aqeel, Humaira Jami, Jamil Malik, Raiha Aftab, Anjum Uzma, Ali Hussain & Ambreen Sadia. (8-13 July 2014). Investigating the role of psycho-social factors that affect truancy: comparing truant and punctual students. 28th International Congress on Applied Psychology (ICAP), From Crisis to Sustainable Well being, Paris, France.
  • Muhammad Aqeel, Humaira Jami, Raiha Aftab, Uzma Anjum, & Umme Laila (13th Nov 2014). 5th International Conference on Educational Pyshology, Organised by National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
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